Here's All 47 Republicans Who Voted For The Marriage Equality Act And Also What They Said About Their Decision To Do So

    Now we see if there are 60 votes in the Senate.

    The House of Representatives passed the Respect for Marriage act 267–157. All 220 Democrats voted for the bill, with 47 Republicans joining them.

    A TV graphic shows all 220 Democrats voted yes on the bill, while 47 Republicans voted yes and 157 Republicans voted no

    Here's all 47 Republicans who voted for the bill and what they had to say about it (if they said anything at all).

    1. Nancy Mace: South Carolina

    We just passed the Respect for Marriage Act out of the House. I’m a big fan of marriage, having done it a few times. And If gay couples want to be as happily or miserably married as straight couples, more power to them. Trust me on this. ❤️🇺🇸

    Twitter: @NancyMace

    2. Mike Carey: Ohio

    3. Kat Cammack: Florida

    4. Kelly Armstrong: North Dakota

    5. Don Bacon: Nebraska

    As a person of faith, I believe in the traditional definition of marriage. However, I do not believe the government should dictate who can marry each other based on gender, race, or ethnicity. Read my full statement here ⬇️

    Twitter: @RepDonBacon

    6. Cliff Bentz: Oregon

    7. Ken Calvert: California

    8. Liz Cheney: Wyoming

    9. John Curtis: Utah

    10. Chris Stewart: Utah

    11. Lee Zeldin: New York

    12. Michael Waltz: Florida

    13. David Valadao: California

    14. Rodney Davis: Illinois

    15. Ashley Hinson: Iowa

    I voted for the Respect for Marriage Act, legislation that respects & maintains settled law. Now, Democrats need to focus on policies that will help families: lowering costs for groceries & gas, securing our border to keep our communities safe & getting our economy working again.

    Twitter: @RepAshleyHinson

    16. Mike Turner: Ohio

    17. Adam Kinzinger: Illinois

    18. Mike Garcia: California

    19. Jefferson Van Drew: New Jersey

    20. Darrell Issa: California

    21. Fred Upton: Michigan

    22. Dan Meuser: Pennsylvania

    23. Dan Newhouse: Washington

    24. Peter Meijer: Michigan

    While I do not believe either Loving v Virginia or Obergefell v Hodges will be overturned, the Supreme Court has asked Congress to do its job and tonight we did just that with the Respect for Marriage Act, which I voted in favor of. The bill is pretty straight forward… (1/3)

    Twitter: @RepMeijer

    25. Mariannette Miller-Meeks: Iowa

    26. Mario Diaz-Balart: Florida

    27. Chris Jacobs: New York

    28. Ann Wagner: Missouri

    29. Jay Obernolte: California

    30. Burgess Owens: Utah

    31. Blake Moore: Utah

    32. Carlos Gimenez: Florida

    33. Tom Emmer: Minnesota

    34. Scott Perry: Pennsylvania

    35. Brian Fitzpatrick: Pennsylvania

    36. Tom Rice: South Carolina

    37. Nicole Malliotakis: New York

    GOP Rep Nicole Malliotakis’ statement declaring she’ll vote to codify same-sex marriage and restating her regret for voting against the bill when she served in the NY Assembly.

    Twitter: @kadiagoba

    38. Tony Gonzales: Texas

    39. Maria Elvira Salazar: Florida

    40. Andrew Garbarino: New York

    41. Anthony Gonzalez: Ohio

    42. Mike Simpson: Idaho

    43. Elise Stefanik: New York

    44. David Joyce: Ohio

    45. Bryan Steil: Wisconsin

    46. John Katko: New York

    47. Brian Mast: Florida